Your Friday evening news catch-up

An Irish woman is understood to be among the 28 victims killed in an attack at a Tunisian resort, Sepp Blatter has fuelled speculation about his future by insisting he has not resigned as FIFA president, and the US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country.  Here’s this evening’s irishexaminer.com catch-up.

Your Friday evening news catch-up

TOP STORIES

Irish woman reported dead in Tunisia terror shootings

An Irish woman is understood to be among the 28 victims killed in an attack at a Tunisian resort, an Irish Government source has said.

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RELATED: Man beheaded in France was local businessman

RELATED: 16 dead in Kuwait mosque attack; Islamic State claims responsibility

RELATED: 27 killed in Tunisian resort 'mostly German and British tourists'

RELATED: Irish tourist 'trapped in hotel' as gunmen attack Tunisian resort hotel

RELATED: Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Kuwait mosque

RELATED: 'At least seven dead' as gunmen attack two hotels in Tunisia

RELATED: Man arrested after France beheading 'has no criminal record'

RELATED: Grenoble attack victim not decapitated by blast; head attached to gate

REALTED: Man decapitated in France 'was suspect's boss'

IRELAND

Finucane inquiry refusal upheld

A High Court judge has upheld British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision not to hold a public inquiry into the loyalist murder of Northern Ireland solicitor Pat Finucane.

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Numerous judgments against promoter of failed Killarney event

While the Killarney name adorns the failed festival which was due to be held in ‘the Kingdom’ this weekend, there was little Kerry involvement behind the scenes of the cancelled event.

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SPORT

Blatter stirs more speculation: 'I have not resigned'

Sepp Blatter has fuelled speculation about his future by insisting he has not resigned as FIFA president but will lay down his mandate at a special congress.

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Does Hulk have the strongest shot in football? This goalie would probably say so

He’s a strange case, is Hulk. The 28-year-old Brazilian is massively talented, but you can’t help but feel we’ve never consistently seen the best of him.

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WORLD

Supreme Court says same-sex couples can now wed anywhere in US

The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country.

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LIVE BLOG: Terror attacks across the globe

A series of terror attacks have been launched in France, Tunisia and Kuwait today and they follow the death of hundreds of civilians in the last 24 hours in the ongoing Syrian conflict.

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ANALYSIS

Thomas Kent’s death must be central to 1916 commemorations

Journalist and historian, Kevin O’Brien, suggests that almost a hundred years after his death, Thomas Kent is making us look into our past in new ways as the nation prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the event which sparked the birth of the Irish Republic.

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LIFESTYLE

Orange is the New Black stars discuss life on the inside

Laverne Cox and Taylor Schilling give us a glimpse behind their characters in Orange is the New Black, writes Ed Power

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EXAMVIRAL

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TECHNOW

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BUSINESS

Denis O'Brien’s Digicel to sell shares on New York Stock Exchange

Billionaire Denis O’Brien’s telecoms company Digicel Group has announced it plans to sell shares in an in initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Cork airport named as one of Europe’s best airports

Cork Airport is celebrating after it was commended last night in Prague at the annual ACI Europe Best Airport Awards.

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SHOWBIZ

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VIDEO: Amy Poehler takes down reporter who mocked women’s sports

American comedian Amy Poehler has wiped the floor with a male sports reporter who said women’s sports were not worth watching.

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